Aseem Merchant is a well-known actor in the Indian film industry. He is mainly known for his roles in movies like “Wanted” and “The Train”. He also works as a model in the industry and did ramp walks for many renowned brands and fashion designers.
Aseem Merchant Wiki/Biography
Born on 03 April 1970, Aseem Merchant’s age is 50 years as of 2020. He was born and brought up in a middle-class family in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
He completed his early schooling from a private school in Mumbai, Maharashtra. After that, he enrolled himself at Mumbai, University from where he completed his graduate course in Business Major.
Since childhood, he was inclined towards acting and modeling and always wanted to pursue his career as a successful actor in the entertainment industry.
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Aseem Merchant belongs to a middle-class Muslim family in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He follows the Islam religion and holds an Indian nationality. There is not much information available about his parents, siblings, and other family members.
Aseem Merchant’s marital status is divorced. He was married to Mamta Merchant who is a Mumbai based girl in the year 2001 in a private ceremony in the presence of their parents and other close family members, but their relationship didn’t last long and they got separated after few years of their marriage. The couple is also blessed with a baby girl, his daughter’s name is Sasha Merchant.
Previously he was in the rumor of dating Priyanka Chopra who is a well-known actress in the Bollywood industry and a former Miss World. As per reports, they were dating each other in their initial modeling days and after winning the Miss World title Priyanka ditched Aseem as she got popular after winning the title.
Aseem Merchant is a handsome looking guy with an attractive personality. He owns a strong body build up with an impressive physique. He is a fitness freak and follows a strict diet to keep himself fit. His body type is rhomboid muscular. He is 5 feet and 11 inches tall and his body weight is around 75 Kg.
He has stylish black color hair and also has blistering black color eyes. He has inked a stylish tattoo on his body.
Aseem Merchant started his career as a model and participated in many modeling events for well-known fashion designers and renowned brands. After that, he made his acting debut with his debut appearance on the big screen with the movie “Bin Tere Sanam” in 2004 which was a short film.
After that, he made his appearance in the Hindi movie “Bullet Ek Dhamaka” in 2004 where he played a negative role. His acting skills were appreciated and loved by viewers as well as critics. Since then he made his appearances in many popular Hindi movies like “Katputtli”, “The Train”, “Wanted”, “Singh Saab The Great”, and “Bhaag Johnny”.
Aseem Merchant was involved in a controversy when he started a project of making a film with Priyanka Chopra’s ex-manager Prakash Jaju to take revenge from Priyanka as she ditched him after getting popularity. The movie was supposed to be a biopic of Prakash Jaju’s life titled “67 Days”. After he announced the project Priyanka Chopra threatened to drag him and her manager to the court if this film was made.
Immediately after her threat, the idea of making the movie was stalled. After that Aseem stated in media that he was not trying to malign Priyanka Chopra through this movie, as she was the nicest person he ever met in his life.
Facts and Information
In many interviews, he stated his hobbies as he likes gyming, traveling, and partying with friends. He loves to travel with his family and close friends especially to his favorite holiday destinations Goa, India, and London, UK. He is also very active on social media and regularly uploads his pictures and workout videos on his different social media handles.